New Guy here from CA

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by OMGCat, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. OMGCat

    OMGCat New Member

    Oct 6, 2019
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    Just wanted to pop in and say thanks for having me in this great forum.
    I've been a fan of the SG since I was a kid, playing a friends '68 which I still would love to get from him.

    My SG is a 2013 70's Tribute that I've fiddled with a bit. Changed the pickups to PAFs from an 80's LP, knobs and truss rod cover. Little things that are easily reversible.
    Sorry about the crappy pic, I never realized how much of a pain it is to try and get a guitar all together in one picture.

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  2. arcticsg

    arcticsg Well-Known Member

    Jan 18, 2018
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    Far Side of the Sun
    Hello, and welcome to the board! [​IMG]

    Nice little setup you have there. Thanks for the pic! :smile:
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  3. Huntroll

    Huntroll Active Member

    Feb 9, 2014
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    Welcome to ETSG forums OMGCat !

    I got a 70's tribute also.

    Below is a picture of it with a custom SGJ batwing pickguard from a place called "Precision Guitars".

    I did away with the open coil 57 pickups and installed some LP HP burstbuckers.

    Also got rid of the pickup rings in the process.

    It seems like the sound of the guitar got snappier/brighter with the bigger piece of plastic behind the strings.

    Pretty happy with it.

    Looking forward to your future posts !

    Last edited: Oct 11, 2019
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